IETM – International network for contemporary performing arts – is a network of over 450 performing arts organisations and individual members working in the contemporary performing arts worldwide: theatre, dance, circus, performance, interdisciplinary live art forms, new media.

Our members include festivals, companies, producers, theatres, research and resource centers, universities and institutional bodies.

We hold two plenary meetings a year in different European cities, and smaller meetings all over the world. Besides, we commission publications and research projects, facilitate communication and distribution of information, and advocate for the value of performing arts.

We advocate the value of the arts and culture in a changing world and empower performing arts professionals through access to international connections, knowledge and a dynamic forum for exchange.

Our vision for equity, diversity and inclusion
We aim to create a more inclusive contemporary arts field by helping our members to diversify their organisations and work, and stimulating underrepresented performing arts professionals to join our activities and the network, regardless of their background, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, social conditions, working and employment status, age, career path and geographical location.

IETM – International network for contemporary performing arts

9 Square Sainctelette
1000 Brussels – Belgium
Tel: +32 2 201 09 15


Ása Richardsdóttir
Secretary General
+32 2 205 00 10

Elena Polivtseva
Communication and Policy Manager
+32 2 205 00 11

Fernando Bittencourt Hersan
Communication Officer
+32 2 205 00 13

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.